'''The University of Maine''' (also referred to as '''UMaine''', '''UM''' or '''Maine''') is a public research university in Orono, Maine
, United States. The university was established in 1865 as a land-grant university|land grant college
and is the flagship|flagship university
of the University of Maine System
The University of Maine is one of only nine Land-grant university|land
, Sea grant colleges|sea
and Space grant college|space grant
institutions in the nation.
With an enrollment of approximately 11,000 students, UMaine is the state's largest research university and the only institution in Maine classified as a...